Mumbai, touted to have considerably cleaner air than most north Indian cities, has been recording far higher air pollution levels than Delhi for over two weeks now.

MUMBAI: The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has directed Tata Chemicals to shut down its fertilizer plant in Haldia (West Bengal) for violating liquid waste discharge rules.

BJP's victory in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand comes as a boost for the Ganga cleaning mission.

Natural swings in the Arctic climate have caused up to half the precipitous losses of sea ice around the North Pole in recent decades, with the rest driven by man-made global warming, scientists s

Maldives: There were startling colors here just a year ago, a dazzling array of life beneath the waves. Now this Maldivian reef is dead, killed by the stress of rising ocean temperatures.

The new chief of the Environmental Protection Agency says he does not believe that carbon dioxide is a primary contributor to global warming.

In a stark and chilling reminder of the realities of life in India, the recently released family health survey (NFHS 4) results show that over 58% of children below five years of age are anaemic, t

Days after Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar questioned the Centre's approach towards cleaning the Ganga, the water resources ministry announced on Wednesday its move of awarding projects worth Rs

The union environment ministry recently expressed doubts about international reports that link air pollution with mortality and recommended exercising caution in interpreting these studies.

India's health indicators show significant improvement over the last decade with a decline in infant mortality complimented by a better sex ratio, more institutional deliveries and wider vaccine co

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